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Daily Voting News For December 29, 2007

Daily Voting News For December 29, 2007

Guest Blogged by John Gideon of VotersUnite.org

Pennsylvania has now decertified all Advanced Voting Solutions voting systems used by three counties. This action followed the EACs cancellation of testing of AVS software. One of the three counties has already announced that they plan on filing suit against AVS for breach of contract. Can this be the end of another vendor?

Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner has now proposed that two or three counties test her newest plan to use vote centers in Ohio. The test would take place during the March 4 primary. There are now about 40 working days before the primary election. There is seven months between the primary and general election. Why this rush to test out major changes in elections in as short a period as possible? ...

  • NAtional: Stateside: Prelude To The 2008 Election, Part 3 To DRE or not to DRE, that's just one of the questions LINK
  • National: West Coast premiere of "Uncounted: The New Math of American Elections" LINK
  • California: Registrars Prepare to Send Mail-in Ballots LINK
  • Colorado: Don't count machines out County clerks to appeal voting-equipment ban LINK
  • Colorado: Mesa County - Legislature has final say on voting LINK
  • Florida: Paper ballots go high tech In the new system, they'll be printed on demand, reflecting your precinct and party. LINK
  • Nevada: Voters urged to show up and be included LINK
  • Ohio: Ohio Campus Recalls Impact of Poll Lines LINK
  • Ohio: Like Déjà Vu, Sour Stew Starting to Brew over Voting in Ohio LINK
  • Ohio: Fewer voting sites proposed Brunner plan would open polls for 15 days LINK
  • Pennsylvania: State decertifies AVS touch-screen voting machines LINK
  • Pennsylvania: Lawrence County - Former candidate drops her bid for new election LINK
  • **"Daily Voting News" is meant as a comprehensive listing of reports each day concerning issues related to election and voting news around the country regardless of quality or political slant. Therefore, items listed in "Daily Voting News" may not reflect the opinions of VotersUnite.Org or Scoop.**

    John Gideon Co-Director and Information Manager VotersUnite.Org www.votersunite.org

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